Events

You can brush up your identification skills, help on a conservation task, see a rare species or just enjoy a beautiful site.

To find an event near you just select your branch area (see In Your Area to find the closest branch to you) and then click the Filter button. You can also refine your selection using the Categories on the left-hand panel.

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West Midlands: Moth Night

Friday 1st July 2016: 9pm
Stone, south of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs

Join the West Midlands Branch for a moth night at the Stone Meadows Local Nature Reserve (LNR) - all welcome!

Comma Butterfly in garden

West Midlands: Plant Pots for Pollinators

Sunday 10th July 2016, 10am-5pm
Webbs Garden Centre, Droitwich

The West Midlands Branch will have a stand inside the main entrance promoting the Plant Pots for Pollinators campaign, as well as the new book.

Green Veined White

West Midlands: Butterfly Walk

Sunday 10th July 2016
Grafton Wood, Grafton Flyford, near Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch for a butterfly walk in their Grafton Wood reserve, a remnant of the royal forest of Feckenham that covered much of this part of Worcestershire in the Middle Ages.

White Admiral

West Midlands: Butterfly Walk

Thursday 14th July 2016: 11am
Highgate Common, north-west of Stourbridge, Staffs

Join the West Midlands Branch on a butterfly walk on this Staffordshire Wildlife Trust Reserve, which is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).

Silver-washed Fritillary

West Midlands: Big Butterfly Count Walk

Saturday 16th July 2016: 11am
Doward, north-east of Monmouth, Herefordshire

Join the West Midlands Branch on a butterfly walk in the Doward, where we hope to see Silver-washed Fritillary butterflies. This is a Big Butterfly Count event.

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West Midlands: Butterfly Bonanza Weekend

Saturday 16th July 2016: 11am
Phepson Farm, near Droitwich, Worcs

Join the West Midlands Branch for a butterfly walk at Phepson Farm. This is a Big Butterfly Count event.

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West Midlands: Butterfly Bonanza Weekend

Saturday 16th July 2016: 2pm
Trench Wood Reserve, Sale Green, north-east of Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch for a butterfly walk at our Trench Wood reserve, which is jointly managed with Worcester Wildlife Trust.. This is a Big Butterfly Count event.

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West Midlands: Butterfly Bonanza Weekend

Sunday 17th July 2016: 11am
Monkwood, Sinton Green, North-west Of Worcester

Join the West Midlands Branch for a butterfly walk at Monkwood reserve, which is jointly owned by Butterfly Conservation and Worcestershire Wildlife Trust. This is a Big Butterfly Count event.

Essex Skipper

West Midlands: Butterfly ID Workshop

Tuesday 19th July 2016: 11am
Wessington Pasture, Woolhope, Herefordshire

Join the West Midlands Branch and the Herefordshire Wildlife Trust at this woodland reserve. The main aim is to help people monitor the spread of the Essex Skipper butterfly in the county. This is a Big Butterfly Count event.

Grayling

West Midlands: Grayling Butterfly Walk

Wednesday 20th July 2016: 11am
Malvern North Hill, Worcs

Join the West Midlands Branch on a walk to see Grayling butterflies. This is a Big Butterfly Count event.

White-Letter Hairstreak

West Midlands: Baggeridge Country Park

Saturday 23rd July 2016: 11am
south of Wolverhampton

Join the West Midlands Branch on a walk around Baggeridge Country Park, where we are hoping to see White-letter Hairstreak butterflies and Six-belted Clearwing moths. This event takes place during Big Butterfly Count.

Silver-washed Fritillary

West Midlands: Butterfly Walk

Saturday 23rd July 2016: 2pm
Haugh Wood, Woolhope, south-east of Hereford

Join the West Midlands Branch for a butterfly walk where we hope to see Silver-washed Fritillaries. This event takes place during the Big Butterfly Count.

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West Midlands: Butterfly Walk

Saturday 30th July 2016: 1.45pm
Wigmore Rolls, Herefordshire

Join the West Midlands Branch on a butterfly walk of approximately two miles. This is a Big Butterfly Count event.

Burnet and Marbled White

West Midlands: Butterflies and Moths Course

Monday 8th to Friday 12th August 2016
Preston Montford, north-west of Shrewsbury

This Field Studies Council course will cover aspects of butterfly and moth identification, trapping and information on the national notable species and life histories, and suggest methods to encourage these fascinating insects and their close relatives into our gardens.